Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in United States privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read the following privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how your your PII is collected, used, protected or otherwise handled in accordance with this website.

What personal information is collected from the people that visit this blog/website?
Personal Information is only collected from you when you register, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a contact form, or submit personal information on this website.
Demographics (statistics) are collected on visitors that enter the site through Search Engines and other websites; how long they visit a page or multiple pages of this domain.

How does this website use your information?

Upon registering, subscribing, responding to a survey/poll, surfing the website, or other site features – is all utilized in the following ways:

To allow continued – relevant – content delivery.
To improve this website in order to better serve you.
To follow up with visitors after correspondence (live chat / email).

How is your information protected?

This website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to the site as safe as possible.
This website only provides articles and information.
This website never asks for credit card numbers.
• This website uses regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
A variety of security measures are implemented when a user enters, submits, or accesses their profile to maintain the safety of their personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on this website’s servers.

Does this website use ‘Cookies‘?
Yes; Cookies are small files that a site or it’s Service Provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web Browser (if allowed) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, cookies are used to help the site understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which could provide you with improved services. Cookies are also used to help compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that this website can offer better experiences and tools in the future.

Cookies are used to:
Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
Keep track of advertisements.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser varies, get familiar with your browser’s Help Menu and Settings to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, Some dynamic features of this site may not function properly.

Third-party disclosure
This website does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Third-party links
Occasionally, at the discretion of the website’s administrator, third-party products or services may be provided on the website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users (Google AdWords’ Policy). Google AdSense is not currently enabled on this site but may be active in the distant future.


California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared.
See more at: Consumercal.org.
According to CalOPPA, this domain agrees to the following:
– Users can visit this website anonymously.
– Once this privacy policy is created, a link will be added to it from the home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering the website.
– The Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy‘ and can easily be found on the page specified above.
– You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:
On this Privacy Policy Page
– Can change your personal information:
By logging in to your account

How does this website handle Do Not Track signals?

This domain honors Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It’s also important to note that third-party behavioral tracking are allowed (Facebook Likes, Twitter Retweets; login sessions from Facebook, Google, & Reddit – of course the user has to accept the crossover/connection).

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

This website does not and will never specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
This website does not host nudity or mature content, but might allow videos that may have nudity in them (such as video game recordings). Also, this website’s articles and/or video game recordings could include blood, violence, & profanity at any given moment.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.


In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices this site will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
Users will be notified via email and/or a site-wide post/notification.
Within 7 business days
This website also agrees to the Individual Redress Principle, which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.